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BUDGET 2015: MEASURES FOR ELDERLY AND MIDDLE CLASS EXPECTED

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 February 2015 - 10:19am

The Budget for 2015 will be .delivered in parliament today at 3:30pm by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Analysts are expecting that the budget will have special measures for the middle class as well as poor elderly with plenty of goodies for everyone given the expectation for an early election. 


WOMAN ARRESTED FOR 'TOUCHING HERSELF' DURING ‘FIFTY SHADES OF GREY’ MOVIE

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 February 2015 - 10:03am

It was only to be expected. A horny Mexican moviegoer has been arrested for masturbating while watching “Fifty Shades of Grey,” reports La Verdad. The woman, said to be 33 years old, was caught red-handed while watching the film at a cinema in Sinaloa, western Mexico.


DID THE GOVT LOSE A LOT OF OUR CPF MONEY IN BAD INVESTMENTS?

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 February 2015 - 9:43am

Did the government lose a lot of money on their investments that are managed by GIC and Temasek Holdings. Is this why they delay returning the savings of CPF members? Here are some statements commonly found in the Internet and my views about them. 1. The CPF does not have the money to pay back members at age 55. Answer: The CPF invested in government bonds. 


HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH: ALEX AU'S CONTEMPT OF COURT CONVICTION VIOLATES FREE SPEECH

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 February 2015 - 9:36am

Revoke Colonial-Era ‘Scandalizing the Judiciary’ Offense (New York, February 23, 2015) – A Singapore court’s conviction of a prominent blogger for contempt of court violates his right to freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said today. 


PM LEE'S CNY MESSAGE WAS ABOUT FAMILY BUT DID HE CONSIDER THE FAMILIES OF EXILES?

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 February 2015 - 9:31am

“Chinese New Year is a time to celebrate with our families. It is a time to reflect on the blessings of having a family – to thank our elders for what they have done for us, to appreciate our spouses, to shower love on our children. It is a time to enjoy the simple goodness of family.”- Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, 2015.


LARGE SWARM OF BIRDS SEEN DAILY AT YISHUN CHONG PANG

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 February 2015 - 11:07pm

Dear TRS, I am a resident of Blk107 Yishun Chong Pang and would like to share with you this interesting video that I have taken for my house. The number of birds living in our estate is ridiculous! I have lived here for 6 years and the number of birds here has actually only increased.


AUSTRALIANS ON DEATH ROW ASK INDONESIA TO LET THEM LIVE

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 February 2015 - 10:41pm

Two Australians on death row appealed to Indonesian president Joko Widodo on Sunday to let them live so they can continue helping fellow prisoners in a rehabilitation programme, their brothers said. The kin of drug smugglers Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan made a statement to the media after visiting the pair in Kerobokan prison on Bali island.


THE HUNGER GAMES NOVEL SET AS LITERATURE TEXT FOR SEC 2 STUDENTS AT SCGS

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 February 2015 - 10:39pm

The best selling novel 'The Hunger Games' by American Author Suzanne Collins, which has been made into a widely successful and popular movie franchise, has been set as one of the secondary 2 literature texts for students at the Singapore Chinese Girls' School (SCGS). It is understood that this is the only school in Singapore where the book has been set as official educational material. 


TOP 20 HIGHEST PAID POLITICAL LEADERS IN THE WORLD (2015)

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 February 2015 - 10:13pm

Political leaders who are at the helm of affairs are responsible for the general well-being of the country. They carry immense responsibility on their shoulders. They deserve fair compensation for their services. However, compensation of leaders of some countries is exorbitant. Here are some countries where the ratio of political leader’s pay to their country’s GDP per person is very high.


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